University Conduct Officer
Rachel currently serves as the University Conduct Officer
and leads the university conduct process, which includes administering the
Student Code of Conduct, serving as a hearing officer, and educating students
about misconduct and the impact on the community, as well as consequences of
their behavior. Rachel also championed adding alternative dispute resolution services to the office and is certified in conflict resolution through Cornell University. Rachel sits on the Supporting our Students group, Title IX
Committee, Clery Committee and works with many University partners to ensure a
fair and consistent process for all students. Rachel also serves as the Legislation Chair for the Florida state group within ASCA, the Association for Student Conduct Administrators.
Rachel’s professional and educational experience is
primarily focused on public policy and community well-being. She previously
worked in behavioral health with the Florida Managing Entity for the northeast
region and is an alumna of Vermont Law School, with a Juris Doctorate. Rachel
also attended Ohio University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in
International Studies, including a concentration in Sociology and Spanish. Rachel got he start in student conduct while, as an undergraduate student, she served as a student advocate with the Students Defending Students group at Ohio University.